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‘I knew straight away. I knew I’d broken my neck. I was fully conscious...' The behind-the-scenes stories of Hollywood's stunt doubles

Not every actor is as brave as Tom Cruise and carries out their own daredevil stunts for their movies.
And not every actress is happy to strip off for lovemaking scenes.
Most use a double who risk their health or ditch their modesty to make the on-screen magic happen.
It's a job that is fraught with risk and embarrassment.
These are the behind-the-scenes stories of these unsung heroes...